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CC teams compete at PH

The New Palestine cross country teams competed in Wednesday’s Pendleton Heights Arabian Roundup. The boys placed fifth of 18 teams, and the girls placed sixth of 17 teams. Sophomore Samuel Voelz was the event’s runner-up, running a time of 17:07. Mt. Vernon’s Aaron Rush (16:40) was the champion. NP junior Riley Wilson was 13th (18:15).

Golf shoots 172 in loss to Fishers

The New Palestine golf team had a solid score in a 166-172 road loss to Fishers. Abby Poole shot 40, Mackenzi Black 41, Cassie Rooks 43, and both Sarah Rose and Bailey Kamp shot 48s. “We played well on the road again,” NP coach Gregg Greene said. “We knew Fishers was good and responded with

Tennis blanks Cougars

The Dragon boys tennis team swept Greenfield-Central 5-0 Wednesday afternoon, improving to 2-1 in HHC play and 3-1 overall. At singles, Brent Barrett and Jake Purcell both won 6-1, 6-0, and Coltin Espich won 6-2, 6-1. The No. 1 doubles team of Ben Farley and David Thompson won 6-4, 6-0. Evan Rejer and Josh McKinney

Boys soccer rains on Warriors

After four washouts, the NPHS boys soccer team finally took to the field Wednesday night, and poured things on in a 4-0 victory over the Whiteland Warriors. The Dragons got two goals in each half, with Ryan Miller scoring twice. Jackson Cochran led off the scoring with an unassisted first-half goal, and then Miller made

Boys soccer at Yorktown Sept. 29

The New Palestine at Yorktown boys soccer game that was originally scheduled for last Thursday will be made up Monday, Sept. 29. The JV match will begin at 5:30 p.m., with varsity at 7 p.m.

Golf wins shortened meet

The New Palestine golf team won a rain-shortened match at Smock, tallying 119 strokes to beat Greenfield-Central (132) and Franklin Central (139). Abby Poole was the low medalist. “It would have been nice to see how all the girls would have scored on a challenging course,” NP coach Gregg Greene said. “Smock is a target

Tennis falls to Delta

The Dragon boys tennis team dropped a 4-1 decision to Delta Monday afternoon. Brent Barrett had the Dragons’ victory, 7-5, 6-1 at No. 1 singles. The other four positions fell in straight sets to the Eagles. Jake Purcell had the strongest match at No. 2 singles, falling 6-4, 6-2. “We played fairly solid overall. They’re

Girls soccer blanks Bulldogs

The Dragon girls soccer team beat Batesville 1-0 Monday evening. Amy Hilton scored the lone goal late in the first half, taking a through ball from Meaghan Matus, outdribbling the defense and then firing a shot into the top left corner from just outside the penalty area. Gabbi Pierson made it stand up with a

Freshmen football defeats Lawrenceburg 20-14

Amid approaching weather, the freshmen football team scored early in the fourth quarter on a 5 yard TD run by Nick Rusche to put the Dragons ahead for good, and the defensive unit held tough on the final drive to gain the victory in a hard fought opening game. The Dragons scored first to take

Boys soccer at WC postponed

The Dragons boys soccer game at Warren Central scheduled for Saturday night has been postponed due to inclement weather. A makeup date has not been announced. The Dragons’ first three scheduled games have all been called due to weather-related reasons. They’ll next play Tuesday, opening the season at home against Whiteland with a 5:30 p.m.